4% hike in 6th CPC Dearness Allowance from Jan, 2017 @ 136%: Finance Ministry order dated 07.04.2017
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Delhi, dated the 7th April, 2017.
Subject:- Rate of Dearness Allowance applicable w.e.f.1.1.2017 to employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay scale/grade pay as per 6th Central Pay Commission
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M.of even No. dated 9th November, 2016 revising the rates of Dearness Allowance w.e,f. 01.07.2016 in respect of employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies continuing to draw their pay in the pre-revised pay scale/grade pay as per 6th Central Pay Commission.
2. The rate of DA admissible to above categories of employees of Central Government and Central Autonomous Bodies shall be enhanced from the existing rate of 132% to 136% w.e.f. 1.1.2017.
3. The provisions contained in paras 3,4 and 5‘of this Ministry’s O.M.No. 1(3)/2008-E.II-(B) dated 29th August, 2008 shall continue to be applicable while regulating Dearness Allowance under these orders.
4. The contents of this Office Memorandum may also be brought to the notice of all organisations” under the administrative control of the Ministries/Departments which have adopted the Central Government scales of pay.
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India
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Last time , when 7cpc DA was hiked by 2%, 6cpc rates increased by 7%. This time again 7cpc rates have been hiked by 2%, but 6cpc rate is 4%. What's the logic?